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Sep 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
night. we could use the rain. it has been pretty dry. you will notice it does feel out side. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. kind of a busy start. southbound 295, we have an accident coming in there. delays may be developing. traveling on monkton road, there is a downed tree. be extra careful as you travel in that region. mountain health, we do have an accident there in the perryville region. as far as volume, we are in pretty good shape. this is a quick live look outside. things are flowing smoothly at harford road. a problem-free writing so far on the west side at liberty. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> with nearly six weeks to go until americans head to the poll, leaders are preparing to roll out their agenda. >> kate amara is in our washington bureau with more. >> the pledge to america it is like a sequel to the contract with america, a campaign platform designed to show voters the gop is listening and ready to govern. >> a pledge to america. >> leaders rolled out their p
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Sep 26, 2010 11:30am EDT
pays tribute. it actually helps to make us safer. >> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that runs towards the noise, versus away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> erika: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11. the planes that crashed in washington dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center, and make a large north american bald eagle out of it, and it's on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be a part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> well, if we're going to use the steel and the aluminum in an eagle we could use some of the steel in a ship. >> erika: scott was familiar w
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Sep 28, 2010 12:18pm EDT
. >> do you want to? >> i could be on in the plane today, no problem. tell us about your characters. >> i play a detective. my character grew up in new york and los angeles. he is the son of a cinematographer. he was on the inside of the entertainment industry from a birth, enamored of it, and then eventually disillusioned by it, so he joined the police force. he has a unique perspective and a great sense of humor. i have a lot of great zingers at the end of the act. i get to tease my more straight- laced partner. >> it sounds like a great show. anything in this series is usually top quality. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> you can watch of the season premier uppof "law and order, ls angeles" tomorrow night right here on wbal at 10:00. kerrey from valley view farm's is here to answer your lawn and garden questions. what do you have here? >> this is a pansy. you can hang it over a pot. it will spread out. >> you are always coming up with new things. >> constantly. >> we have some questions. "what is the best way to get rid of poison ivy and poison oak?" >> i like a product
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Sep 27, 2010 2:50am EDT
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Sep 6, 2010 5:30am EDT
and indiana, there is some rain. that should stay north of us with high pressure giving us good weather once again. you might get tired of this good weather. it is just to drive. we'll talk about rain in the forecast coming up. >> our big story, the race for maryland governor is heating up. bob ehrlich hit the airwaves with his first television ad entitled "let's get to work." >> kim dacey joins us live from northwest baltimore with details. >> early voting polling places opened on friday. nearly 23,000 people statewide have cast their ballots already. those who have not have more to think about as bob ehrlich hit the tv airwaves. >> i am bob ehrlich. >> in his first television ad, bob ehrlich reintroduced himself to maryland voters. >> i am not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. >> he showed the -- we showed the spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect ad for his campaign. ad looks good. >> the esthetics always matter with ads. there are subtle things, but it is important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> it outlines his major goals -- help sm
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Sep 16, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. right, if you would not mind staying with us, you are learning things. update us on the closures in that area. we know traffic is being detoured. what else can you tell us? >> it is that monument and broadway. they're trying to make everyone go northbound on broadway. once they get two or three blocks from the hospital, they are allowed to continue eastbound. they have blocked off the area around the hospital while they deal with this emergency situation. we will take it down to david collins. he might have a little more and tell -- intel on what is going on. >> go ahead, david. >> the hospital is in a lot down situation. they have released a statement. they are encouraging faculty, patience, visitors, all staff to remain in their rooms. we have confirmed that a doctor has been shot. the suspect is held up on the eighth floor. they have evacuated non- essential personnel. they're asking everyone who was in the hospital to remain in their rooms. city police have cordoned off an entire city block around the building. the people that are outside of the building walking around are puzzl
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Sep 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
, virginia. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tell us more about those trips to ohio and virginia. >> the president has been hosting backyard discussions with voters about the economy and how they have been struggling. that is what he will be doing more of today. he will meet with a family in des moines, iowa, and he will be doing the same thing when he travels to richmond, virginia. >> kate amara, thank you. jimmy carter is expected to be released from the hospital this morning. he felt ill on a flight to cleveland. he said it was just an upset stomach. he is expected to resume his book tour this week. >> we have an update. some of baltimore county residents are speaking out about a man who was found dead in cockeysville. violence is expected. a witness says the victim was beaten with a bat by a group of people. police are not going into details. >> the police department is mourning the loss of one of their own. james fowler was killed on monday. he was on his way to a trading program at penn state. he leaves behind a wife and two children. [sirens] >> a ban on handheld cell phone use be
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Sep 21, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. we will also answer your plant and gardening questions. you can e-mail them to us at wbaltv.com. but first, a sobering new record is out on alzheimer's. lawmakers are being asked to make the disease and national priority. >> we are wrapping up summer, but it feels like fall today. it is 70 degree >> in our medical alerts, a british study suggests getting a flu shot early in the season may reduce the risk of heart attack. researchers say you should get the shot as soon as it becomes available because the earlier into the season is received, the lower the risk. today is world alzheimer's and day. a new report shows that the u.s. is in massive denial about the impact of the disease is having and will have on our aging population. more than 35 million people around the world have some form of dementia, including alzheimer's. it will cost $604 billion worldwide this year. with millions of baby boomers at risk, the association is bringing in signatures to capitol hill today picking up lawmakers to make all climbers a priority. >> we need a plan so that we can see the changes occur for
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Sep 18, 2010 6:00am EDT
back to normal. they talked about the shooting in class and used it as a teaching tool. >> not just in terms of talking to your patients, but in terms of around campus, how can we protect ourselves and also maintain integrity. >> city police are investigating a family fight between an aunt and her niece that was so brutal it left one of them dead. officers were called to the 1600 block of north stricker street. injuries to the aunt was so bad she was taken hot hospital where she later died. police are still investigating this case. >> m.t.a. police are investigating a triple stabbing on the m.t.a. bus. the call came in at the intersection of university road and reisterstown. a fight broke out on the bus which left three people with stab wounds. >> there are officers here scheduled for their regular after-school duty. people on the bus were alerting. the officers were able to board the bus and get the individuals off. >> two men were taken to sinai hospital. all the victims are expected to survive. >> another stabbing to report, and police are asking for your help in finding the susp
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Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has the weather for us. >> you asked if we're in for a cooldown? we have to have a warmup first. >> is that to rule? >> it is the logical sequence of things. science 101. you saw the fog on the screen. queen anne county, 90-minute delay. pre-k has been canceled. look at the humidity. no wonder we have the fog. the air is saturated. the barometer is high. of wind.t east puff -- we have an east puff of wind. >> the fog is affecting the traffic. we have a cow in the road. this is in carroll county. something to watch out for their. -- there. there is to report of an accident there as well. otherwise, we're looking pretty good of the major roadways. nine minutes between the beltway to the for mechanic toll plaza. 895 looking at seven minutes there. this is a live look outside old court road. it's foggy out there so user low bream's. traffic moving by at the key bridge. we do have some fog warnings on the. bridges. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back over to you. >> thank you. howard county family t
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Sep 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
by bit added, in politics, perception rules. >> if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> this new but it conjures images of segregation, but watching her statement in context does not. she is speaking to the interdenominational ministerial alliance. >> i do not know that a practice that. if he is elected he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he teaches are in politics does not believe that she is purposely injecting race into the context. racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it will be there whether we say it or not. it is left to the politicians to walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without release saying it. or, you know, sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon it is elected, the city would become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this expert says the office has a historical relevance. >> it is a very emotional deal because he was unseated by -- who was backed by a white machine politicians. >> he advocated shooting him. >> you must teach a
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Sep 6, 2010 12:00pm EDT
us why he is running again. he showed the 30-second spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening ad for his campaign. >> he says there is positivity in the ads, and that they look good, literally, from the blue sky to the blue shirt. >> it is a very subtle thing, but it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> it outlines his major goals -- helping small businesses, improving schools, protecting the bay, and -- >> fix the budget, honestly. >> the o'malley campaign e mailed 11 news with our response -- "he is trying to run away from his record as the biggest spending governor in maryland history." bob ehrlich has not said how he would accomplish these goals, but the analyst says it is too early for details. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> early voting resumed today. 22,000 people cast ballots in friday and saturday. all 36 early voting locations will be open through thursday. our coverage continues on our website, wbaltv.com. we have posted information on the candidates and the ad check reports, where you can find out if the candidates' claims a
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Sep 5, 2010 5:00am EDT
everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >> a shooting in west baltimore is now a homicide. a
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Sep 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
yesterday to use the nation's crumbling infrastructure as a vehicle to help put the nation's stalled economy back on track and americans back to work rebui rebuilding runways, railways, and roads. republicans in washington wasted no time blasting the proposal after the president blamed the gop for putting u.s. economy in reverse. nbc's tracie potts joins us us now from washington with more. tracie, good morning. >> good morning. the white house officials have no numbers but this would put americans back to work. the white house says it's not a stimulus, but the idea is similar. $50 billion for infrastructure, fixing 100,000 miles of roads, 150 miles of runways, and building a new air traffic control system. >> anybody want more delays at airports? >> no. >> no, i didn't think so. >> president obama says it will create jobs and won't cost a dime of borrowed money. >> this is a plan that will be fully paid for. it will not add to the deficit over time. >> republicans attacked saying americans are skeptical about spending more money. they're still looking for the shovel-ready jobs they
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Sep 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
. gregg bernstein leads 30s and jessamy by about 1300 votes. jennifer franciotti joins us live with more. we thought this was all over. >> we sure did. this is a prime example of how every vote counts. neither camp is willing to can see until all of the absentee ballots have been counted. it still took the board of elections nearly a full day to release complete returns. the race between bernstein and jessamy is too close to call. 3% has been lost in limbo. they forgot to turn and memory cards from 82 voting machines. those cards have been tracked down. there is nothing suspicious or unusual about the slope accounting. >> when you have an election, it is not uncommon to be at 100% within 24 hours. >> now here it is two days after the race and there is concern about the absentee ballots. the counting will begin this morning. we could have the results by this evening. who knows? i could be here tomorrow morning. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the big fight in washington is about politics. >> the president wants to cut taxes for the middle class. withamara jordan's us live mo
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Sep 21, 2010 5:30am EDT
basara. thank you for joining us. let's take a look at weather and traffic. >> it's going to be one of those days. it happens in the fall where you need a jacket in the morning then in the afternoon you're back to shorts and t-shirts. >> you make a fashion statement with it in the afternoon. you tie it around the waste. >> stan does. >> tie it around the shoulders. >> like a cape. [laughter] put a big s on the back of it. and there you go. >> ha ha. preppy. >> i'm not saying i don't like it. i do. take a look at the temperature. 51 degrees at b.w.i. and in the 40's in carroll county. it's going to warm up quickly today. a high of 80. so after starting out in the 40's, you'll by be in the upper 70's. if you like summer, you'll like sum -- like the weekend. >> let's check your morning commute. not a lot going on out there. nothing in the way of incidents. 49 miles per hour on southbound 95. moving well toward beltway. 44 on the beltway. taping the brakes around the harrisburg expressway. looking good on the west side. south on 83 around shawan road at 46 miles per hour. so volume continu
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Sep 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
into all sorts of useful products. this pencil case is made from juice packs. this backpack is upcycled potato chip bags. >> i actually have a friend that has a pencil case that's terracycle, and i think it's pretty cool what they do, and it looks cool. >> reporter: the company is even branching out to fashion. >> i saw a doritos suit which was pretty cool, and they had a lot of different stuff that can be used from day to day just from trash basically. start thinking about garbage differently and realize that it's a raw material, something of value, not something that should just be thrown out. >> reporter: as you might say, "someone's trash is terracycle's treasure!" if you're interested in learning more, check out our website. >> stay with us. there's lots more still to come, on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. new revlon just bitten. it's the first two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? new revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. s who need assistance getting a
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Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. we have had some nice weather. >> fall officially starts next wednesday. the only downside is we are in a drought. we could get a little bit tonight. we are watching an area of low pressure dragging a cold front across. we have a 30% chance of seeing some rain showers or thunderstorms. we're going to be warm today, 81 to 85. in mostly cloudy night with a slight chance of a passing storm. the weekend looks great. i have more on that just ahead. >> we have one problem of note in glen bernie on mountain road with some fire activity. we're hoping they are able to wrap it up. we have a smooth ride on the major roadways. 57 on the north side approaching delaney valley. 48 on the west side. we could see some delays there. 11 minutes on the west side outer loop. live lookuick outside. 97 it looks good north and southbound at 100. greenspring is equally smooth at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, here we are 36 hours after the polls close and there is no winner
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Sep 20, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. president carter makes a change in something he told us today about his fellow former president. >>> is it safe to change the genetic makeup of salmon and will you know it when you see it? >>> on thin ice, some make they have sent creatures whose home ice is melting underneath them. a big change happening right now. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the folks who study recessions have determined this one is the longest since world war ii, where they might differ from the rest of us, however, is their view, their contention that the recession is now over. and that it lasted 18 months. that doesn't go overwhelm with the millions of americans wondering how their own situation will improve. it's a sentiment the president ran right into today in a town meeting, featuring a dose of humanity during this rough time. we begin with white house correspondent savannah guthrie. >> reporter: there are those measures that economists talk about, then there is the reality on the ground. today, the president got a dose of the latter. >> thank you very
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Sep 28, 2010 6:30pm EDT
director chief white house correspondent, chuck todd, here with us to start us off. >> good evening. we'll start with the number everybody asks about five weeks before the election and that is, this generic ballot question. who's up? who's down? what do you prefer. last month, it was a nine-point advantage for the republicans. now, the lead has shrunk to six. the mood of the electorate hadn't changed. they want change. they don't like the direction of the country and democrats are starting to engage african-americans and hispanics. as peter hart, our pollster put it, democrats can change the turnout but not the landscape. but what is the change voters want? listen to this, 75% say the result they'd like to see is reduced special interest influence. 70% want to elect political outsiders, even if they are inexperienced, whether we're talking about christine o'donnell from delaware or other folks like that. 54% hope the tea party enthusiasm in the republican party makes them a fiscally conservative party. 54% want to see the repeal of health care, but what's interesting. they care abou
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Sep 13, 2010 6:30pm EDT
lines run through neighborhoods across this region. >> miguel starting us off just south of san francisco. miguel, thanks. >>> we turn also tonight, and a big fight from the bush years is back, bigger than ever. it's about tax cuts, due to expire this december. this issue has gotten all tied up in election year politics. now there's talk of a compromise, but it's about real money to the americans affected. we get more from our chief white house correspondent chuck todd tonight. good evening. >> reporter: look, it's 50 days and counting to the november midterm elections. we know the economy is dominating the debate. today, the white house and republicans skirmishing over the future of those so-called bush tax cuts. president obama took his unofficial campaign on behalf of embattled democrats to a backyard in suburban northern virginia, where he compared the state of the economy to a bad car accident. >> the country went through a huge trauma. it takes some time to recover. now part of what's holding us back is us needing to go ahead and feel confident about the future. >> reporte
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Sep 24, 2010 5:30am EDT
. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check on weather and traffic on this friday. >> there is some fog out there. ensing up.in 90 minutes delays at queens an anne county. the fog is beyond that. it goes west of the bay. the fog does not show up on the radar. the stormy weather is either ofth of us and inla line storms crossing the mississippi valley. that will bring us relief from the heat we expect today. hot and humid. but foggy this morning, at least in some areas. we will detail that in just a few minutes. let's check on traffic. >> the fog is out there. you cannot see it on our cameras. we have a few things to mention -- you can see it on the cameras. there are closures at charles street, a cathedral street in mount vernon because of the book festival. there is a car fire in the white marsh area on 95, but that does not look like to be affecting traffic. things are looking good on the topside of the beltway. use those low beams to get through that. this is the key bridge. very light volume. we do have some fog warnings on the area bridg
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Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
speech, because they are trying to shut us down. >> opposition is mounting from washington and around the world and from new york. >> if you are about religion, whether christian or muslim, why do you want to offend people? >> heightening concerns is the controversy about building a mosque near ground zero. the imam now says a moving the mosque could spur a violent backlash from muslim extremists. a senior adviser says even though the church has the right to do this on saturday, he does not think it is the right thing to do. back to you. >> thank you. meantime a connecticut city council's planned to open a meeting with an islamic prayer is drawing heavy criticism. a strongly worded and even threatening e-mails have flooded the hartford city council after their plans to have an islamic imam open the september meeting. the council, which usually opens with a christian prayer, wanted to offer diversity and they are now considering a multistate invocation for the meeting. the remnants of the tropical storm hermine is being blamed for several deaths in texas. and 19-year-rod was found drow
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Sep 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist tony pann with a check of our forecast. i would love rain tae at my house. >> she's odd that way. >> i'll place that order, mindy. it's been a long time since we've had any significant rain. would be nice to have significant shower out of this. doesn't have a whole lot of punch with it. but that's not going to bring us a whole lot of rain. light sprinkles and showers coming out of the mountains. so a 30% chance that you'll get a little something at your house. a forecast today, a mix of sun and clouds. breezy and warm this afternoon with a high temperature again in the upper 80's. when we come back a check of your forecast. first we'll say good morning to sarah and see what's happening to roads. >> howard county along eastbound 100 and executive. that accident is cleared. jfx looks good. west side looks great at this hour. 11 minutes from the outer loop northeast side and west side. eight minutes from 795 toward the 83's. 70 at 29, looks good, but building in the eastbound direction, especially toward
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Sep 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
alleged misconduct by a juror after the juror used the internet to investigate the defendant's background. >> a memorial -- memorials of the victims. attendees sang songs and heard from speakers who have had losses themselves. >> the purpose is to give healing to our city and let our city government know that we care, that something needs to be done about the murders on the street. please do something for our children. >> streetlight ministries oorgd the event and also offered grief counseling to those in attendance. >> it has been nine years since al-qaeda attacked the united states but the memory of those who died on september 11 will breathe remembrance. ceremonies were held in virginia at the pentagon and in pennsylvania and new york. >> on the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks families and survivors gathered as they have every year in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. near ground zero, family members read each name of loved one withs lost. >> my father, charlie. >> and the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. >> my life has not been the sa
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Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. we are not too worried about earl in baltimore. >> that is a good point. we will not feel any of the affects of earl around baltimore. at stuff will be at the beach. we're shooting for a high temperature in the low 90's. it will still be hot. mostly sunny skies. we will give you the whole scenario on earl and what to expect this weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have a disabled vehicle on the outer loop at reisterstown road. it does not appear to be causing a delay. the rest of the speed sensors are in great shape. northeast side the harrisburg expressway is checking out fine. so far so good at their. seven minutes on 895 south down to the harbor tunnel tolls. eight minutes on the inner loop from 795 over towards 83. this is the east side and so for it looks good in both loops. the entire beltway is delay-free at this time. not picking up any delays on southbound 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> hurricane earl has regained some of the strength in the last 24 hours. >> emergency offi
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Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
for us. >> good morning. this fire broke out after 2:00 a.m. this morning. inside this house behind the green fields nursery at the corner of northern parkway and falls road. working at the exxon station, across the corner, you say you saw the flames? >> yes. it was almost 2:25 a.m. i was inside working. when i saw the flame, i thought it was the moonlight, and then after a while i was walking in and after a minute, when i looked out it was getting bigger and bigger. i thought it was fire then and trying to call 911. then i saw the fire trucks coming and said somebody called already. i was walking but the whole time it was getting bigger and bigger. one of the men from the firefighter told me it was like over 100 feets of fire. >> it was very big. >> yes. >> thank you so much for describing what you saw. we want to let you know what happened. apparently this started on the second floor. there were six people inside. four women, a grandfather and a 10-year-old boy. one of the women, a grandmother had to jump from an attic window. the other women had to jump and said they felt the fla
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Sep 13, 2010 10:00pm EDT
moments. we found a group of parents who agreed to let us secretly videotape their children as they make pivotal decisions. have they taught their kids the right thing when it comes to letting a stranger in the house? or getting in a car with someone they think has been drinking? >> what's going on inside right now? >> and what about dealing with a bully? >> i don't want to see her. i want her to sit over there. >> it's our first test tonight. here's how we did it. we set up a casting call for a fake reality tv show called generation gap. and these two girls think they are here to try out. >> hi, my name is sara. >> my name is jacqueline and i love to have adventures in my backyard. >> i love ice cream. >> their parents are in on this unscientific test allowing us to see how their parents react when another child is being bullied. >> you have to hit it. >> it's an important illustration. parenting expert michelle boreba who wrote "the big book of parenting solutions" says teaching a kid who witness bullying may be the key to solving this growing problem. >> on the school campus, we
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Sep 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
first officer, who had to use his patrol car door to fend off the suspect. >> there eventually was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time a second officer pulled out to the scene, observed what was going on, and shot the suspect in the chest two times. >> the officers involved are on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. the suspect is at shock trauma in stable condition. elsewhere in the county, police have made an arrest in connection with a home invasion last month. 32-year-old lavar maurice rich was taken into custody. police say they were able to recover to numerous weapons that were stolen from the home, including a number of handguns and even a hand grenade. baltimore city police have juveniles and a custody in connection with a stabbing attack in the vicinity of penn station. the 37-year-old victim was attacked during an attempted robbery while he was walking on the 1500 block of st. paul st. fortunately, the injuries weren't non-life-threatening, and he is recovering at -- a hospital at or non-life- threatening, and he is recovering at h
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Sep 25, 2010 8:00am EDT
alleged victim says he was of used several times in 1976. the archdiocese of baltimore previously removed the priest as pastor of the church of st. patrick. >> a pair of bank robberies are under investigation. the man in this picture rob the bank on beards hill road. they say he handed the teller a note and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. in anne arundel county, police are looking for a man wearing this bright orange vest. he reportedly passed the teller a note, got the cash, and took off. anyone with information is urged to call police. in baltimore city, a forensic expert took the stand in the trial of three men accused of killing ken harris. the expert testified that blood was not found on the mask. it had and said that the mask was warned by one of the killers, and it helped find charles mcganey, gary collins, and jerome williams. testimony will resume on monday. >> the race for the state's delegate seat in anne arundel county has taken a controversial turn. it's all over who can participate in a community parade. >> stephanie hodges is a republican candidate in t
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Sep 4, 2010 1:00pm EDT
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >>> they had their own fight for civil rights. we'll tell you how japanese americans heroically overcame their darkest hour. >>> i'll have a story on kids helping to heal injured birds. >>> i'll tell you with a website that will raise your iq and feed the hungry. >>> an amazing athlete works to inspire u.s. soldiers who have been injured in the iraq war. i'll have the story. >>> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we're going to take you back now to the early 1940s. world war ii was raging abroad. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. as felipe tells us, it was a policy that our nation would regret. felipe? >> jessica, it's a sad chapter in u.s. history. people of japanese ancestry, many of them u.s. citizens, suddenly found themselves the victims of fear and discrimination. although guilty of no crime, they were rounded up and sent far away to what were basically prison camps. >> so this is my gra
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Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
h1n1 and two other flu strains. it is available at most pharmacies. a cancer diagnosis used to be a death sentence, but now treatment is changing that. >> one area hospital where treatment is taking place in baltimore. we have more from the university of maryland medical center. >> it is a devastating, scary. >> he remembers being told three years ago he had stage one throat cancer after doctors here found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i felt along the side of my throat. i thought in the beginning it was a throw gland. >> instead of being treated with radiology, they might have chosen surgery if this state of the art technology had been opened. the dead into robot has been used for heart surgery end - - the davinci robot has been used for heart surgery and was recently approved for throat surgery. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision movements. >> we have cameras that go into 3d mouth, ala was allow us a viewe, and we can remove a tumor. >> it is changing the game for patients and doctors. the benefits of using the division she seem to be pretty amazing. fast
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Sep 21, 2010 5:00am EDT
us that had to joump out the roof. >> what is that like to have to jump off a roof? >> i couldn't believe i did that because in that moment, at that moment two had already jumped off and i could feel the roof panels burning up and the fire hurt. it burned so it was get burned or jump. >> dylan, you said you could hear the glass shattering? >> yes. when i got outside, and i saw christine and geoand they were yelling and screaming jump, jump! then all of a sudden i heard glass breaking and heard metal bars popping and breaking and snapping, and i just kept on saying, please, be ok. please, be ok. and what happened was it just kept on breaking. and i was really, really scared. >> guys, thank you for talking with us and we hope your mother-in-law will be ok. we know she was taken to the hospital and that the point it's not believed she has any fractures which is unbelievable considering the height she had to jump from. firefighters say this was contained to the two-story dwelling and don't have a cause yet but fire investigators are on the scene. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news.
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Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of our forecast. first of all, it's friday. everybody stepped up to the plate. very nice. >> absolutely. we're kind of torn weatherwise. the temperatures are great. i mean, a little breezy yesterday, but we need some rain. it's getting dry out there. so we're going to try to please both sides of the fence here. we'll continue with the very nice temperatures going into the weekend, but also, providing a chance for some rain. but nonetheless, it is a chance for some rain. so you can see on our h.d. doppler radar, no rain over us. but back in the tennessee and ohio river valleys, you do see some showers and thunderstorms. that's the leftovers from that little tropical storm that ran through texas and the plain states. eventually we do get a chance of some rain out of that system. but it will take a while, so we'll talk about it, a pretty good forecast coming up in just a minute. but now we want to see how the traffic's doing this morning. and here's kim dacey. >> good morning, ev
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Sep 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> after the first patrol car arrived, the man began attacking the officer. they say the officer used his patrol car door to push the man away. >> there was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time a second officer pulled up to this team, observed what was going on and shot the suspect in the chest two times. >> the shopping center remain closed as police tried to sort out what happened. the officers are now on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. store managers and business owners were shocked. >> its life and things happen, but there's no area where there's not going to be any crime. we're not going to change anything. we're going to keep doing what we have been doing. >> so far, police have not release the identity of the man tried they say he is in critical but stable condition at shock trauma. >> tonight, a baltimore teenager is behind bars charged in a deadly shooting last month. according to police, the 70- rolled was one of three suspects to approach a 30-year-old as he sat in his car in brooklyn park. detectives believe hill tried to drive
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Sep 11, 2010 6:00am EDT
, if you know about the case, can you still be fair? it took as long as it took for us to get 12 people and four alternates that could put aside everything they knew about the case and still be fair. >> those chosen not only had to be patient during the selection process, they must also be prepared to hear a long trial. charles mcganey and jer overwhelm williams are charged in the murder. >> an alleged prankster is none other than justin bieber. >> 11 news has received video of that situation. >> according to police, water baloons were thrown by justin bieber and hit police. no charges have been filed at this point. >> can they do it? absolutely. >> this law professor said charges against the singer are possible but not likely. >> my experience tells me that if anybody, be they a celeb or otherwise, threw a water baloon and hit a police officer, they are probably in for some real talking to and some real yelling at. but i would be surprised if they were actually prosecuted. >> bieber performed before a sold-out crude at the maryland state fair the night the video was shot. the st
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Sep 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. >> republicans have pledged to repeal the overhaul, or use legislative maneuvers to start the program of funding. the administration believes that strategy will backfire since it will mean taking benefits away from consumers. >> a potential vote to repeal the military's the don't ask, don't tell policy fell short of the 60 votes needed by the democrats to open the debate. harry reid says it was a procedural tactic, and he could revive the bill at a later date. the defense authorization bill includes a provision that would repeal a ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military. it was the largest egg recall ever in the u.s., and owners of the of the farm said they were horrified. we are in washington with details. >> today, the owners of two ohio egg -- i gowalla egg and egg farms will explain house, not infected. -- salmonella infected. >> they had no new or power and -- have men were piles. it allowed iraq to enter the facilities. -- >> we changed -- we tend to change a food-borne disease after it occurs. >> the form has been in trouble before. as the call the labor shop. iowa
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Sep 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
and win will catch up to us from the ♪ smob call somebody call 911 >>> time for "today's" money 911, our team of experts ready to answer your questions and help stop your financial problems. sharon epperson is cnn's personal finance editor. the author of finish rich and a personal finance expert. good to see everybody. let's get started. now we're going to go to skype right off the bat. diane from tlflagstaff, arizona has a question. >> good morning. i'm a single low income mom with my youngest attending arizona state university. she currently receives the federally funded scholarships, grants and loans. i have met the love of my life and we want to marry. would our joy mean my daughter's pain and change her financial aid? >> first of all, congratulations, diane, to you and your new husband, i hope that that's what you're going to do, because i'm going to tell you, you're actually going to have some impact to your daughter's financial aid package, by marrying, that doesn't mean that you shouldn't get married, but it does mean that on that application form, the fafsa form, they're go
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Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
lip being damaged. >> police said the suspects were using the victims bankcard to collect her social security money. they are currently being held without bail. the victim is in critical condition, and her child is in hands of social services. police are searching for anyone who may have additional information in this case. you are urged to contact baltimore county police. the search is over for a man who escaped police custody with his pregnant girlfriend. paul palme and geena distefano were arrested about 40 miles south of seattle. police said that, made up -- police said that palmer made up a medical emergency to break free. he now faces additional charges. a man who police accused of fleeing the scene of an arm robbery in northeast baltimore is now in custody. authorities say two men held up the pharmacy at a shopping center yesterday. desiccators a police arrived on the scene after the guard reportedly fired several shots at the armed suspect. police said they recovered one weapon. the names of the suspects have not been released. two men behind bars, accused of stealing
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Sep 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
i lisa robinson. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins is in for tony. >> we were talking about how to try things are. this will be date 14 with no significant rain. 14 days ago, it was less than one-tenth of an inch. we're going to be parched here. rain is not a part of our seven- day forecast spirit is great weather for the holiday weekend. folks at the beach have a rough day on friday. terrific for the rest of the weekend. what more could to ask for tax on a labor day -- a day off. we did not win on that. what are you doing up on this hour? maybe you're just looking at best through your toes. this is what the radar looks like. we are between weather systems. there is one to our south. that is not a threat. there is a weather disturbance moving through the great lakes. we expect that activity to pass to our north today appeared we might pick up a cloud and that is about it. we will talk but any rate chances coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. the latest in a commitment 2010. bob ehrlich released his first tv ad this weekend.
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Sep 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
left more than 100 people without power all day long. >> kim dacey joins us with more details. good morning. >> crews have been out all night and they remain on the scene this morning trying to fix the problem. about 40 customers have already had their power restored. the rest will have their power on later today. something went wrong with an underground power cable. some transformers blew. video was shot of the fire. it was a big mess that left dozens of restaurants without power. they reached for flashlights and candles. restaurants and needed to salvage a food. several hundred pounds of dry ice was broadened to keep the food cool. there were shot down on what should have been a busy sunday. >> it is always good when there is football going on. it is a big loss. tens of thousands of dollars. >> b.g.e. is still investigating what caused that cable to blow. most of their customers should have their power back on bite this afternoon. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 3 townhomes were damaged after a fire that happened just after 4:00 a.m. yesterday morning. fire officials say it's part
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Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
. that is a cool front that will be moving eastward. we could use some rain. that front probably will not bring us rain. it will knock the temperatures back down. i will detail all that coming up in just a bit. but now we want to see if the traffic is moving smoothly. here is kim dacey. >> things looking very nice so far on this purple friday. there is one incident to talk about. first i want to show you some live drive times. six minutes on 95 north between the beltway -- between 100 and the beltway. no delays at all to report. this is harford road. you can see there is some fog out there as you head out the door. this is 95 just north of the beltway. we do have the report of a vehicle fire in the white marsh area. it does not appear to be affecting traffic. traffic seems to be moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a multimillion-dollar lawsuit in howard county. a family claims the school board did not step in when the child became a victim of bullying. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on this story. >> the family is suing for three counts of defamation
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Sep 23, 2010 6:30pm EDT
household product most of us thought would never die. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. same question we posed at the top of the broadcast, what if an internet billionaire known for his iconic hoody gave a fortune to an inner city school system that's in shambles? we are about to find out. mark zuckerberg of facebook fame and fortune. tomorrow, he's announcing he's giving $100 million to the school system in newark, new jersey. by the way, the teachers there are the highest paid in the state of new jersey. the results there are awful, unacceptable in any society. and here's another example of private money trying to fix public schools. rehema ellis is at newark city hall tonight. >> reporter: good evening, brian. deep rooted problems need dramatic solutions. that usually requires lots of money, which the city is about to get. newark, it's the largest city in new jersey, with the biggest school problems. now getting help from a big name. 26-year-old billionaire mark zuckerberg, founder and ceo of facebook, is expected to give $10
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Sep 30, 2010 5:00am EDT
joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. . >> it was everything that was forecast. the duration has changed. i think it will continue into tomorrow morning. it is likely that we will get flooding. we are seeing a flash flooding. we began this morning with tornado warnings in st. mary's county and southern anne arundel county. the heaviest rain is from the south and moving into the heart of central maryland. heavy downpours of a tropical nature expected all day long today. this is up and down the eastern seaboard. nicole started it all over florida at yesterday. it has combined with the stationary front. let's look at the weather computer. we have in excess of 5 inches of rain forecast for today. possible severe thunderstorms later today and tonight. we have a change in the wind direction. temperaturesto see holding in the 70's. you see the swarming areas and coastal flood advisors as well as wind advisories. up to 40 will gust miles per hour. we want to remind you to go to our website for more. >> we anticipate this would be the case. we have several accid
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Sep 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
. but kicking off with al roker and natalie morales and carl quintanilla from cnbc joining us while matt takes a little time off. coming up, lady luck on the side of lady -- >> a lot of talent but the mtv music video awards held in los angeles. lady gaga going home with eight moonmen as they're called. as always as you can see she had various outrageous outfits. and also some other outrageous moments for the show including that appearance by lindsay lohan, the first since being let out of rehab. all the highlights coming up -- or low lights, depending how you look at it. >>> plus when you hear names like betsey johnson, and diesel, you think creative clothes. now returning to a bigger canvas designing hotels. we'll show you some stylish hot spots. >>> later, picking the right college for your teenager can be pretty stressful. you might start by looking at how much it costs, the ranking list. how much should you rely on the rankings when making your choice? perspective on what those mean. >>> first get caught up on the latest morning news and for that we turn once again to ann curry.
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Sep 15, 2010 12:00pm EDT
differences behind us. i reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal our division, joined together. i believe we will be democrats united. >> here is the concessions -- the concession statement i would like to thank all of the supporters. i am proud of the campaign ran that focuses on the issues. i concede, at this point in the race, and i wish the citizens of baltimore county well. kevin kamenetz says he wants joe bartenfelder's support you heard and say democrats will be united. there is no word on whether he will get that support. there is some word that the republican nominee will get the support. as for the primary, the latest tally we have is kevin kamenetz with 52% of the vote, and joe bartenfelder with 44%. >> thank you. the race for maryland governor now begins governor martin o'malley easily won the democratic nomination and former governor robert ehrlich held off brian murphy. despite a high-profile endorsement from sarah palin. you can see the results -- of the other races at the bottom of your screen. officials say turnout was lower than expected. by this time yesterda
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Sep 26, 2010 9:00am EDT
used to the new charm card. >> no need to worry about paper tickets or exact change. just touched the card and go and the fare is automatically deducted. cardu can geta ca charm and cvs or giant. >> you can catch the new york jets and the miami dolphins tonight during sunday night football. the game air is right here, followed by 11 news. will have extended ravens coverage in our ravens wrap up. the search continues for the gunmen involved in the saturday morning shooting. shots were heard shortly before 5:00 a.m. in the 3400 block of hayward avenue. a man was shot a number of times in the chest. no word on a motive. police in annapolis have arrested charles wallace for a shooting this sent a 30 free world managed to shock trauma -- a 34 year old man to shock trauma. wallace shot the man just before 5:30. no word on a possible motive in that case. a 5k run will be held in honor of yeardley love. notre dame is hosting a raise it to build a field in her name. carla hayd is george huguely is scheduled to appear in a hearing in january. >> governor martin o'malley is endorsed by the large
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Sep 4, 2010 5:00am EDT
." >> it will always be memorable, that's for sure. it has given us plenty of challenges, but nothing is stopping us. >> lasting memories for each other and their special day shared with hurricane earl. the eye of the storm stayed far off shore but close enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island, powerful waves and rip currents created dangerous waves at area beaches. >> there is definitely a rip tide out there. >> now that earl has arrived in new england, the question is, how much damage will he leave behind. >> we know it certainly could have been much, much worse. where is earl now, john? >> earl is clearing new england and heading to the maritime provinces of canada. >> it has gotten over -- it was far enough off shore it was just a big squalor really for us. nearby in the mid-atlantic region, hatteras probably got the worst of it. it wasn't probably as bad as it could have been. in new england the storm has weakened. now, as as always happens behind a hurricane, you get excellent weather. here's the radar. h.d. doppler showing the eye of
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Sep 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in behind us in canton. many of them spent 12 hours working the polls. we will check in as soon as more numbers comment. for now, he is keeping the faith that tomorrow he will have a new job. >> we now will take a look at the race for baltimore county executive. here is a look at the numbers right now. we also want to mention to you again, very, very early in the vote totals. only 12% of precincts are reporting. more will come in even though the polls closed more than three hours ago. voter turnout is low. barton felder is 41%. again, very early, with only 12% of the vote coming in. we want to go to deborah. >> it is so interesting how the 11:00 hour shifts of the mood, producing candidates, producing supporters. we just got word that moments with his family, with his wife, is headed down from his war room where he celebrated many victories in the past. we are told he is very optimistic. about 20 minutes ago, he will told that their numbers were about 60% with him. 60% in the lead with 133 pre sings in so far. i am keeping my eye on the door. in the last few minutes, his supporters
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Sep 5, 2010 2:30am EDT
staff. >> to you as well. thank you so much secretary solis joining us. >>> up next my conversation with billionaire sam zell. the state of real estate, where he's investing and where he thinks the economy is heading now. >>> looking at the financial crisis with fresh eyes and a sharp tongue. a novel approach to the lives of the once rich and powerful. let's get better prices... and better paint. let's break out the drop cloths, rollers, brushes, and tape. let's start small. then go big. no matter what the budget. and when we're done, let's take a bow. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. get $5 off one-gallon cans of behr, glidden, and new, martha stewart living paint. bad dog, balloon pop. [ dog whimpers ] because orbitz has price assurance. leaf in face, marie, man with computer. [ man ] marie! if another orbitz customer books the same hotel or flight for less, they'll send me a check for the difference automatically. so i know i'll get their lowest price. and i like knowing what to expect. bike, unrealistic splash, embarrassingly transparent. [ bell chime
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Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
police headquarters with the latest. >> people who live in the apartment complex tell us they knew something was wrong when they heard a woman screaming. a 17-year-old found her mother and mother's boyfriend trapped inside their burning apartment. >> this is very sad. >> when she called 911 to report a fire, never dreamed her neighbor's apartment would turn into a crime scene. firefighters found a small fire burning an apartment with a couple inside. >> we don't think their injuries were caused by the fire. it looks like there was another cause. >> investigators say is unclear whether a domestic dispute or third party is to blame. >> it is heartbreaking. this woman had four beautiful children. >> friends say the couple was raising two girls and two boys. >> all of them are good kids, well-be saved. -- well-behaved. she was an exceptional mom to those kids. to know their mother is gone is heart wrenching. >> neighbors tell us the youngest children walk come to school -- walked home from school and encountered their building cordoned off. the victims friends word -- worried about the
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Sep 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
joining us this morning. >> like the old nfl films there. "we went to the meadowlands. frozen tundra." you have to love that. we will do sports soon. >> i want to hear about the rain in the forecast. >> yes, it sure you do. temperatures are in the but on the cool side. you might want to take a light jacket with you. it will get warmer this afternoon. we will see high temperatures in the upper 70's and low 80's. a mix of sun and clouds. we will show with the seven-day forecast and give you the latest on the tropics. >> good morning. not a whole lot happening. looking good for the most part. 57 right around providence. a bit of a delay developing around liberty surely. everything in great shape on 70. another spot where it is beginning to get sluggish, shawan road. a very easy ride. about 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. eight minutes to travel up towards 83. this is the harrisburg expressway. it is building in volume. we switch over to 295 at 32. marc trains, a 41 running with a delayed because of a disabled train near jessup. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> p
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Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
graduate. tim tooten joins us from the newsroom with more. >> this affects the graduating class of 2015. while the state board has taken a major first step, they're still trying to spell out what it means to become environmentally literate. dozens of the environment are part of the daily teaching schedule at the western school of technology of the environmental silent -- sites. they would like to see more students across maryland become environmentally literate. >> environmental education and literacy is threaded throughout our curriculum. this would not represent the requirement that each system develop a new course. >> the foundation has been a driving force in helping states help students learn more about the environment. by way of this new proposal. >> you will see this embedded into the curriculum. it is already there. you also see these kids taking the information into the school yard and the communities to learn about the natural world around them. >> it stops short for now of in forcing students to take and pass environmental class's in order to graduate. >> it seems to me we ar
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Sep 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
if you are planning a trip around the holidays this year. what is causing the >> many consumers use credit card balance transfers to consolidate accounts. here are some tips to keep the costs down. you should check of the interest rate of the new card as well as the transfer rate. if a new card offers a low introductory interest rate, know when it expires and concentrate on laminating your debt within the introductory time. if you plan on flying in the upcoming season, you better brace yourselves. there will be plenty of peak travel days between thanksgiving and new year's with higher air fares to driving to the increased cost of flying including a new add-on fee -- a peak travel they feed. but earlier than normal and avoid booking on those days. they suggest flying on the holiday if possible. >> thanksgiving day is one of the lightest airline traffic days in the entire year. christmas day is, too. >> early october is the latest you are likely to find a bargain fares for the holiday. losing a combined weight of 503 pounds, they are the biggest losers ever. former winners joins us li
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Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
here, a lot of them probably here because tamron hall is joining us this morning. >> this is my entire extended family, aren't they lovely? separated at birth. >> natalee is on assignment, mr. roker joins us as well. and do you know who else is here? a lot of people have experienced the challenge of turning a nursery into a big kid's room. georgia is going to answer the wishes of a special young lady and transform her room into something she loves. it's fun. >> you go from that preteen thing. instead of changing just a room, how about moving into a new house. our resident real estate guru barbara corcoran is here, from a four bedroom home in tennessee. really surprised at how far your dollars can go these days. >> and bobby brown will stop by. i remember the first time i wore lipstick in front of my dad, i think he feinted and resurrected in front of me. we have got some advice on age appropriate makeup and some tips from the inside out. >>> let's go inside, ann curry is standing by at the news desk. >> good morning once again to everybody. >>> in the news this morning, hundreds of peo
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Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
thursday morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> things have been pretty quiet. we have some thunderstorms popup in the mountains. you can see thunderstorms around hagerstown right now and they are drifting to the east. we have a 30% chance for a thunderstorm today. the middle of the date should be dry. we have a slight chance for thunderstorms later in the day. high temperature around 90 degrees. we will check the forecast for the upcoming weekend when we come back. >> we're dealing with the remnants of that storm with some downed trees in baltimore county. there is an accident eastbound 40. watch for that. there are some lane closures traveling eastward. the storms came through last night. a downed tree continues to block blue mountain. rest of the major roadways are in good shape. 11 minutes on the northeast outer loop. several minutes to travel southbound 895 down to the harbor tunnel tolls. things are still in pretty good shape on the west side at old court. this is 95 sout
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Sep 9, 2010 6:30pm EDT
been covering this story in gainesville, florida. kerry, what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, good evening, brian. yes, nbc news has confirmed that secretary of defense robert gates late this afternoon phoned pastor jones. then a short time later, pastor jones came out here with all the world's eyes looking at this field in rural florida. they heard the pastor announce that he no longer plans to bonf korans. pastor terry jones says he no longer plans to burn the koran. >> we have been in very much thought and prayer over this whole period. a lot of times we were asked what would it take to call this thing off. we have thought it over many times. >> reporter: the pastor now says burning the koran was directly linked to plans to build an islamic cultural center and mosque in lower manhattan near ground zero. >> they were willing to either cancel the mosque at the ground zero location or if they were willing to move that location, if they were willing to move it away from that location we would consider that a sign from god. >> reporter: flanked by an imam from central florida j
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Sep 7, 2010 5:30am EDT
. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check the weather and traffic. >> sunshine, temperatures in the 70's last weekend. now summer will make a brief comeback. upper 80's today. let's start with what is happening right now. it is comfortable at the present time. this afternoon will feel more like summer. 93% relative humidity. that will be coming down. 88 is the forecasted high temperature. the average high temperature is 81. i know it has been dry out there. we could use some rain. we have a slight chance for rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we have a few things to mention. we did pick up an accident at edmonson avenue. there is fire activity at hillsdale road, which is closed in both directions. the alternate will be garrison. in columbia, we do have a fire. it has shut down harmel drive. alltel it will be cedar lane -- the alternates will be cedar lane. no problems out there. 95 at the toll plaza, switching over to a live view. southbound traffic is in a little heavier but no delays to report. that is the latest on t
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Sep 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins is in today for tony pann. >> we have a couple of scattered clouds. it is pleasant and cool. almost chilly. it is chilly in the mountains with temperatures in the 40's this morning. 62 degrees at the airport. 67% is the humidity. that number is always high in the morning hours. that number will drop by 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. as soon as the atmosphere stores to he doubt -- starts to heat up. barlow was 56 degrees yesterday at the inner harbor, 66 and annapolis, also 66. no stormy weather nearby. the nearest rain is up to the great lakes and that will be a mess, and not a hit today. we will have sunshine just ahead. >> our big story, bob ehrlich released his first tv ad this morning. >> kim dacey is live at a polling place in northwest baltimore with that story. >> early voting centers will be open today. they opened on friday and so far nearly 23,000 people statewide have cast their ballots. one of the biggest raises is the race for maryland's governor. bob ehrlich hit the television airwaves yesterday with h
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Sep 9, 2010 5:30am EDT
loud kids are not asked to leave the restaurant completely, just asked to step outside. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day, do you think it's fair to force parents to leave a restaurant if their child becomes loud or unruley? email your response to us at watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 5:37. 62 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the way e.r. crews treat cardiac arrest patients is put to the test. >> and your level of education could affect whether you're at a higher rescue of cardio vascular disease. >> so far our commute is ok with a few exceptions. >> and welcome back, the time is 40 minutes after 5:00. 64 degrees at the top of the hour at the maryland science center. big change temperature-wise for us. you'll notice when you step out the temperatures have dropped to the 50's in the suburbs. 55 in hagerstown and 58 at the airport. breezy and much cooler today. it will be pleasant. but we were in the 90's. we're shooting for a high temperature of 78 degrees. when we come back we'll check your forecast for the weekend. >> in this morning's "medical alert." treating sudden ca
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Sep 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
customers. >> people have to pass us to get to the delaware casinos, leaving baltimore in the southern part of the state. it is great for this day. we will cut them off before they get there. it is a much shorter drive. >> the casino is expected to gross $160 million in the and the first full year of operation. a merger between the two largest discount airlines could be on the horizon. southwest plans to purchase airtrans and to drop their luggage fees. >> southwest runs 140 flights per day out of baltimore. a merger would mean more flights and more passengers. the increase passengers would spend more money on things like parking and food. that translates into more money for the airport, the city and the state. >> it is good for the convention industry in our hotels. if baltimore is a more convenient destination because more flights are coming here, it is more likely that convention planners will choose baltimore. >> there are still unanswered questions about the deal. a southwest spokesperson said no decisions have been made about eliminating employees. while there would likely be job
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Sep 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Sep 20, 2010 3:30am EDT
>> i'm ann curry. for all of us here at nbc news, good night. >>> this sunday a political earthquake in delaware. the end of a turbulent primary season. is the tea party the present and future of the gop? what impact will candidates like christine o'donnell and backers like sarah palin have on the mid-term election and the party's prospects for 2012? plus, the antimuslim back lash in the cntry. ongoing wars in afghanistan and iraq. how has america's role in the world changed? we'll ask our exclusive guest, secretary of state to president george w. bush, general colin powell. then another leader on the world stage, president bill clinton prepares to host his sixth annual clinton global initiative meeting hosting key leaders to tackle the world's most pressing topics. plus, what's ahead for democrats in november. can't president obama turn things around? and the future of the economy. our conversation with former president bill clinton. >>> good morning. social conservative activists gathered this weekend in washington for their annual values voters summit, attracting a fiel
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Sep 10, 2010 12:00pm EDT
accused leopold using binoculars to spy on women leaving the county government building. >> he would, for example, say, "this woman is not attractive enough for this position." "i am going to get rid of her." in painting a picture of on man who has a potentially serious problem. >> leopold continues to deny the charges, pointing out that the plaintiffs complaints were dismissed as being without merit earlier this week. the republican candidate cast his vote in the last day of early voting at the annapolis senior activity senior yesterday. he and vetoed early voting during his time in office. he says it is now the lot and he encourages people to take advantage of it. baltimore city sheriff john anderson continues to rack up thousands of dollars in overtime expenses for his personal convenience. our i-team found out more. >> john anderson -- you can be forgiven for asking? he is not exactly a household name or in charge of the state or city. and yet the share of provide himself with executive -- sherriff provide himself with executive protection. it is apparently a perk that extends we
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Sep 16, 2010 5:30am EDT
. that may give us a chance for a thunderstorm. we have about a 30 disenchants. 81 to 85, we are on the warm side of things. the best chance of seeing precipitation would be overnight tonight. it will be gorgeous as we head into the weekend. >> i meant out where. >> is definitely. >> not a whole lot happening other than some fire activity in glen bernie. watch for fire activity and be extra careful. major roadways leading up to the airport looks move. 52 miles per hour on southbound 95. 56 miles per hour on the north side. harrisburg expressway and the jfx, very smooth so far. fairing well on the outer loop down towards 95. no problems on 795. let's look at the key bridge privet looking very good in both lives. looking at old court, looking good. we're off to a good start. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back to you. >> thank you. it has been over 24 hours and the candidate for city state's attorney has not been determined. >> and no one will declare victory until the absentee ballots have been counted. this morning, jennifer franciotti joins us live with more on that story.
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Sep 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
out that she was living on campaign donations, using them for rent and personal expenses while leaving her workers unpaid. >> reporter: she found her only hard times actually made her understand voters' anger. >> a lot of people have said that we didn't win the general election. >> reporter: democratic officials are gleeful and called her an ultraright wing extremist. ironically, her supporters used an obama slogan. >> yes we can! >> reporter: a tight race too close to call. former state attorney general, the choice of both the republican establishment and sarah palin against a tea party endorsed conservative activist. on to new york, where the republican nominee for governor is another tea party conservative. real estate developer over the party favorite former favorite rick lazio. rangel beat back several challenges. >> i go back to washington stronger than i have ever been. >> reporter: and back here in delaware, democrats didn't have a primary fight for the senate seat, so chris cooms is their candidate. or donnell who's worked for nonprofit groups is hoping to nominations
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Sep 4, 2010 1:30pm EDT
project darfur group has also produced two documentaries which they use as educational tools. actress mia farrow is featured in one of them. >> we are now defining ourselves by our response to darfur. our response as human beings. >> the good part of it is that we're able to engage other school communities into wanting to do something to help. and normally, that leads to some kind of fund-raising that will help children and people in need. >> there's certainly small efforts that can be made on very local levels that can make a huge difference in this conflict. >> any little thing can help. just caring about it really helps, because to have someone care about it, yeah you might not be a public speaker, but maybe you'll go home and tell your family about it, who will then spread the word to more people. >> i know it's a way for me to kind of indirectly be involved in what's happening around the world. and that's very important to me. >> reporter: that's the type of thinking that's helping project darfur succeed. >> we have enough funding now to build a school. we've won a ton o
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Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
of september, 2010. warmer than normal temperatures for the first day of fall as mr. roker pushes us into the mid-80s. >> that's right. >> m not complaining. >> it will be even warmer. >> and with us, tamra hall. nice to have you. >> good news. it appears they're making more progress than they expected down in chile with the miners trapped more than a half mile below the surface of the earth. they have been there 50 days now. and thought they might not get them until christmas and natalie morales is down there and there is a progress report that might bump them up. we'll talk to natalie in a couple minutes. >> that is good news. if you think marriage is tops, quite a story, four wives, 16 children. they claim very little drama. that's what they say. this group is now the focus of a tlc reality show, called "sister wives." look how adorable the show is. people are tweeting online and sending e-mails and we asked them to come back and answer questions from "today" show viewers. and questions about the jealousy and how you keep it together. there's a little drama. >> a tv show. >> there
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Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
will be coming up to tell us about that. >>> and also a lot of people trying to sell a home these days. would you buy a home like this? it could be more fab. a little later, we'll show you the after pictures, how the homes were staged for a quick sale. we will have news on what won't cost you a lot up front but pay off when you go to sell the home. from runways to politicians, everyone wants in on new york's fashion week. we'll show you what you will be wearing next spring. >> you got to take a look. >> i got to take a look and went to a couple shows this week. it was a lot of fun. you have more on top stories. >> i do. history is being made where pope benedict is making his four day trip to the united kingdom. this marks the first time a british pope has been invited to an officially protestant citizen. it has kradrawn criticism from mostly protestant citizens and the handling of abuse charges on children. >>> and president mahmoud ahmadinejad told andrea mitchell the fate of the remaining two hitchhikers in iran is up to that country's judicial system. >>> the number of foreclosured
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Sep 29, 2010 5:00pm EDT
at that meeting and he joins us with more. >> like many major cities around the nation, baltimore has found itself right in the middle of the bed of battle. the health department here is taking a proactive approach and will be hitting a number of different neighborhoods, telling folks how to prevent the problem from happening in the first place. if folks do have a bed of problem, how to stop it. -- a bed bug problem. >> verlan smith has not lived in her town home since the middle of july because of bedbugs. she was one of 150 people that showed up to get as much advice as possible about the pests. >> i was hoping that it would help, because i honestly really don't know what to do. i don't want to go back into my home. >> like many major cities, baltimore has found itself in the middle of a bedbug battle, and things have gotten so bad now that health officials are taking serious approaches to the issue, pointing out that no one is immune. >> it can be someone who travels for work and come back with bedbugs. there really could affect anyone. we would like people to be as well inform
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Sep 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
fst place. how do you win the hearts and minds of muslims with one of us daring to burn their holiest book. obama's elengths was a big plus to the muss little world. in this battle for the american mile is the president smart to rally against tax cuts for the rich? if you want the center then why lean left? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, hdnet's dan rather, the bbc's katty kay, nbc's andrea mitchell and the "washington post"'s david ignatius. first up, on this ninth anniversary of 9/11, the gnawing hostilityy between some in this country and the muslim world became an outright obssion. here is the president friday defending his approach to that pastor's threat to burn the koran. >> this kind oaf behavior or threats of action put our young men and women in harm's way. and it's also the best imaginable recruiting tool for al qaeda. i hardly think we're the ones who elevated this story, but it is in the age of the internet something that can cause us profound damage around the world. and so we have to take it seriously. chris: is he right, dan rather?
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Sep 25, 2010 11:00pm EDT
for people to get used to the new charge card, an electronic fare system that works like an easy task. >> you just touch the card and go, and your fare is automatically deducted from your value. >> you can get a charge card at cbs or giant, and is interchangeable with the smarter card. >> john collins has more on what is turning out to be a really great forecast for tomorrow's home opener, plus pete gilbert has a preview of what the team bases when they take on the grounds. you can watch the newer jets and the miami dolphins tomorrow night during sunday night football. it is followed by 11 news and then gerry sandusky along with pete gilbert and ravens coverage in the ravens wrap up. in tonight's commitment 2010 report, governor martin o'malley has gained the support of the largest aid workers government. the state lodge of the fraternal order of police gave its endorsement to republican bob ehrlich. here is a look at the latest television ad from the bomb early campaign. the ad slams the b g e rates, a major issue during the 2006 election, an issue that ehrlich claims o'malley promis
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Sep 2, 2010 11:30pm EDT
officials. >> the game plan to get the word out ask even to use good common sense and caution. prepare for tropical winds. that's what we're going to get. >> heading into the evening the percentage officials moved life guard chairs and trash cans off the beach as they're expecting debris to blow around. they're expecting minor flooding. they feel confident that ocean city will be spared from major damage. >> we're going to get through this. this is another storm. we have plans in place. we're ready to go and clean up quickly and get the weekend back up for the visitors. >> the emergency operations center will open at 4:00 in the morning to make sure everyone is on the same page and no extra precautions need to be taken. as far as us, we're going to follow the storm as well. we'll have updates for you starting tomorrow morning on 11 news today. and for now in ocean city, tv 11 news. >> of course -- beach patrol is monitoring the storm and warning beachgoers to be on alert. and a number of patients with beach related injuries will end up here. >> i spent the day here at shock tr
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Sep 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
is behind me around 4:00 this afternoon when the house that used to sit at the end of a group of homes collapsed. >> a team of firefighters picked to the ruins of the collapsed a row house, of brick by brick, hoping they would not find anyone trapped in the rubble. >> we had to manually pulled a lumber and bricks to make sure that there was no one there. >> several hours of searching revealed that no one was trapped inside the remains of the vacant home. people live and work nearby said the structure had been deteriorating for years. >> they should take these buildings down. once the water gets into them, it is just a matter of time before they fall down. >> windy weather may have played a role in the collapse. neighbors fear that it is only a matter of time before other abandoned warehouses crumble. >> they have sat empty for years. don't just let them sit there. eventually, the same thing will happen again. eventually, somebody is going to get hurt. >> a spokeswoman reacted to those concerns, telling us that the reality is that vacant housing is abundant. we do our best to main
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Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm EDT
medicine. they've got to get batteries. they wiped us out of just about everything. >> reporter: still, ben ferrucci, vacationing with his two daughters, has faith. >> talked to the locals. something about the cape. maybe we're lucky. when it gets close it likes to drift out to sea. hopefully it's not going to be different this year. >> reporter: earl is also already causing problems for weekend travelers, brian. amtrak suspended train service between new york and boston until tomorrow morning. >> all right, peter alexander on the tip of long island at montauk. we watched veteran hurricane specialist brian norcross until the wee small hours last night on the weather channel. he's back at it for us tonight. so, brian, some heartbreaking beach erosion in the east from the carolinas to maine, the canadian maritimes. it will be 1,000 miles into canada by this time tomorrow night. what do we owe for the nice timely shredding of this big storm? >> well, it was a combination of things, brian. the storm went through a cycle. it was a weakening ski ining cyt came to cape hatteras and the
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Sep 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
not clear is whether she herself might be a candidate for that job. >> tom costello starting us off in washington tonight. tom, thanks. >>> with that as the setup, authoritily after she appeared with the president in the rose garden this afternoon, she joined us from washington. professor warren, it is said that you're not being appointed to the job we all expected you to be appointed to because of the opposition that the banks and the wall streeters would have pitched threatening senate confirmation. the first question is, why not take that fight to the floor of the senate? why not have that conversation so people can see it and hear it? >> well, you know, i have to say i've never walked away from a fight in my life, so you can ask think three older brothers about that. but the point is, the time spent fighting is the time not spent doing the actual work of this agency. right now, millions of american families across this country are hemorrhaging money on credit card tricks and traps, on mortgages that are deceptive, check overdrafts, car loans. how long do we want to go on on this
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Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
will use her popularity and influence in six state where is democratic candidates are in trouble. this as lisa murkowski is being accused of trying to split up the republican party in alaska by starting a write-in campaign for her senate seat. we're going to have more on all of this coming up in just a couple of minutes. >>> talking about controversy, that custody battle between mel gibson and his estranged girlfriend. the actor apologized for his behavior in those intimate phone conversations. so why is so much of their dirty laundry being aired so publicly and is oksana behind it all? this morning their attorneys speak out in an exclusive live interview. >>> and that british girl who just won the title of america's perfect teen. how do her fellow contestants feel about that? we're going to talk to her when she joining us from wales in a live interview. >> reporter: the president can be particularly effective raising money for democrats and he'll do that again "today," but democrats will now pass the popularity of the first lady for the first time since the 2008 campaign. it's a seaso
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Sep 11, 2010 8:00am EDT
it. it is coming our way. it is a good thing. we could use some rain. not a great thing, because it is a weekend. we will try to split the weekend 50/50. it is all coming up. >> thank you. today marks the 9 -- the ninth anniversary of the september a lot of terrorist attacks. >> there has been controversy of the planned islamic center near ground zero, and the plan burden of the koran. >> despite a heated debate over a proposed mosque and flans by a for the tester to burn copies of the koran, today, the focus returns to remembering the victims. ceremonies in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania pay tribute to the victims killed when terrorists hijacked four commercial planes. in lower manhattan, 9/11 families gather at the park adjacent to ground zero. the names of victims will be read throughout the morning. four moments of silence will mark the times each plane had, and each tower fell. vice-president joe biden is attending. at the pentagon, president obama participated in a wreath laying ceremony. in pennsylvania, were united flight 93 crash, first lady michelle obama and laura b
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Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it has felt like early fall. >> the overnight lows were in the 40's and 50's. we will throw summer back into the picture. people want summer to hang on as long as possible. today and tomorrow, this is for you. we have a few high, thin clouds. 62 degrees at bwi. it warm up quickly. 88 today. the average high temperature is 81. mostly sunny skies all the way through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we really could use some rain. first we say good morning to kim and see what is happening on the roads. >> good morning. jennifere that ge franciotti is live on the scene at is causing some delays. take garrison avenue instead. there is an accident at edmundson at number carrollton. howard county, there's a road closures because of another fire. the alternate is cedar lane. report of a vehicle fire on northbound 97. we're watching out for that as well. this is the west side of the beltway at liberty road. no problems there to report. we switch over to 95
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Sep 11, 2010 7:00am EDT
some measure of outrage and controversy. nbc's mike taibbi is covering that part of the story for us. mike, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carl. yes, there's been a lot of controversy and it's been building leading up to this day. just think of what's happened in the past couple of weeks leading up to this commemoration of 9/11. in fact no sooner will the last of the names be read and the last of the moments of silence be acknowledged, that two separate protests will form, yes, near ground zero, but more importantly near the site of that proposed culture cal center and mosque. one protesting the mofrk itself, the other group protesting the anti-muslim sentiment. there's been so much of that. hall of fame golfer carol mann saying this is a christian country, muslims should go away, go away soon. and a radio deejay in houston saying that if they build a mosque, i hope somebody blows it up. all that lead to go today. even president obama has been drawn in to this talking with the now abandoned plan to burn those korans by florida pastor terry jones. >> although this may be one
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Sep 3, 2010 5:00am EDT
friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. >> earl has been downgraded. it was a category 4 storm. >> it was big at one time. >> it is a category 2 right now. it is all off shore. it gave a glancing blow to the outer banks last night. there were tropical storm force winds, some higher gusts up to about 70, 74. around ocean city, not much impact yet. there is some light rain. tropical storm force conditions are possible. there is a warning for the ocean city area. the flood advisory for the west side of the bay has been canceled. things are now looking good for the chesapeake bay. we are in store for an awesome friday. we have clouds last night and a front will be pushing through later on tonight. that means food news for the weekend. there will be plenty of sunshine. further details on hurricane earl in just a little bit. but now a year from the commute. >> we have just one incident to talk about. there is a downed pole at waverly woods in ellicott city. otherwise, we're lookin
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Sep 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
effect. >> i think everybody is concerned. it is teasing us. we're going to hang out and see what happens, until they run us off the island of. >> evacuation orders are already in eect on okra island, and more are expected today. many are not waiting for orders. preparing to ride out the storm. >> i will be in the basement if need be. we have plenty of supplies. >> the entire east coast now anxiously awaiting an unwelcome guest, hurricane earl. officials will meet later this morning to discuss the possibility of evacuation's and it to continue to prepare for earl. jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can follow earl's pass on our website, wbaltv.com. we will begin live coverage beginning tonight as hurricane earl moves closer to maryland. how local emergency officials are preparing for the storm. >> an 83-year-old woman claimed she was sexually assaulted inside her home. >> she said she was raped. police say they need your help to find him. we have more details. >> police have been handing out fliers and asking the public's help in finding the man they say raped the elderly woman. th
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Sep 21, 2010 4:30am EDT
. for illegally taking online betts from americans. >>> finally, toys r us has released its annual list of hottest toys that will likely top holiday shopping lists this year following into the cute, collectible and cheap category, squeakies, mattel's pigs and pillow pets. >>> well, a san francisco treat, the boss is honored and a grand time in anaheim. your early morning sports headlines are just ahead. >>> and it looks like mother nature is going to ignore the calendar. fall? no way. summer heat returns to much of the country. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, they retired jerry rice's jersey like night in san francisco, and then things really heated up. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. it was tight and it came down to the wire, but in the end, the super bowl champs escaped san francisco with a victory. it was a seesaw battle. 49ers down 8, but they needed a two-point conversion to tie. smith, the vernon davis rules no good on the field. but after re
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Sep 23, 2010 5:30am EDT
us with the very latest. >> david cordish has been going door to door and has knocked on more than 500 doors and plans to campaign on the weekends and evenings. >> i am david cordish. >> david cordish is a man on a mission. >> i do not know if you know how much revenue is involved. >> and he wants to put in a slots parlor near anne arundel mall. he said $40 million will be generated for education in the first year. >> locate next to the number one tourist destination, 14 million people. that is what people want. they want to be able to do other things. >> those opposed have teamed up with the maryland jockey club. cordish believes eds are being funded by a club that has a gaming license in cecil county. he has filed a complaint with the maryland lottery commission. >> you can only have one license. >> it is up to voters to decide. if they say no, zoning starts from scratch. lawyers have said it would be five years until slots could get rolling again. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's your position on bui
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
county within the next 20 minutes. there is a light rain in baltimore city. the rain will be with us off and on. maybe a few thunderstorms this morning and into this afternoon. high temperatures into the upper 70's. the evening commute will be better. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. a first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have one early morning accident at kingston road and eastern boulevard. watch for possible lane closures in the middle river. also some closures near norfolk avenue because of police activity. the rest of the major roads look good. 11 minutes on the north and west side outer loop. this is harford road. so far so good of the outer and inner lips. so far looking at a bpretty easy ride on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> out west plans to buy airtran airways, merging the two largest discounts carriers. kim dacey joins us live from federal help with the details. >> this deal would be a billion-dollar deal. baltimore could expect to see some defects with 140 flights already out of bwi. the merger between sout
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Sep 25, 2010 5:00am EDT
h.d. doppler radar. we could use some rain. what you are seeing out there isn't going to fix that. it is an indication that a cool front is moving into the area. so there are a few sprinkles. that's about it. i don't know if this stuff hits the ground. nonetheless, culling in behind that, there is a cool front. that will pass through during the day today. it will help knock temperatures down. instead of 90's today, we're going to talk about 80's today behind the front, and eventually we'll take the humidity down, as well. at the moment, the skies are clear and there is -- we'll talk about the forecast for this weekend, because there are changes coming up. >> our big story this morning, a first of its kind court decision. a former howard county teachers aid is found guilty of sex abuse. >> it is not aled he touched the vism but he did send the third grader explicit letters. >> the verdict against carl walker junior comes six months after police found out about the letters. walker started writing explicit and passionate love letters to a student in september of last year. >> he talk
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Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
we exercise our civic duty to vote. >> voting early is the same process we are used to on election day. it is the same electronic voting machines and the same check-in process. the only difference is where you vote. >> they do not go to the regular precinct. >> to find an early voting polling place, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> early voting for the primary election runs through thursday, september 9. there will be no voting on sunday. we have posted a link to all the early voting locations on our website, wbaltv.com. just click on politics. >> even though private employers hired more people in the last three months, the unemployment rate went up because not enough jobs were created to absorb the growing number of people looking for work. the jobs report was not great, but it was reassuring enough for starks to jump this afternoon. -- for stocks to jump this afternoon. >> the good news going into this labor day holiday, private employers added 67,000 new jobs in august, making a double-dip recession seem less likely. the bad news, unemployment went up any way to 9.6%, showing o
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Sep 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
is on throughout parts of califo >> it looks like the rain is going to be with us off and on throughout the day. off and on all the way through the evening. otherwise, cloudy and cool. >> and that's your latest weather. >>> actress lindsay lohan is a free woman this morning. she was taken into custody after testing positive for drugs. that's a violation of her probation. but she didn't spend even one night in jail. >> reporter: for lindsay lohan, the trip from court to jail to rehab and back again is becoming a well worn and tired path. her fans, the directors, the courts, everyone, it seems, wants the merry go-round to stop, and yet the cycle continues. just a few weeks after getting out of rehab, lohan found herself back in court. with high fashion matching the high drama, she failed yet another drug test. a message on her twitter page read substance abuse is a disease which unfortunately doesn't go away overnight. the judge seemed hardly sympathetic. the judge ordered her locked up without bail for four weeks. >> the lesson was, you have had enough chances, i have to get y
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Sep 17, 2010 8:00pm EDT
unyou lucky in love? >> i think all of us girls are. >> one with of those who lindsay had loved was this man, matt mcduff. they dated from t2001 to 2006 ad traveled a lot together. >> she was a pretty driven girl. she was folks used on what she wanted to achieve. >> which was? >> she wanted a year, to do things with her life. >> we're not even definitely launching it it for about two weeks. >> lindsay's chosen year was real estate. she was following in the footsteps of her father. >> it was an industry in many ways that was best suited for her. >> she could sell ice in alaska. >> it wasn't selling for her. it was socializing. it was being lindsay. >> and as the end of 2007 approached, both 24-year-old lindsay and her business were beginning to blossom. lindsay was now living with a new boyfriend who was chasing many of the same dreams. his name was jason zaloe, a mortgage broker with a real estate license. what did you feel like when you were with her? >> alive. every time she would walk into a room you would know she was there. she was just always, always happy. >> and in the small
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Sep 8, 2010 5:00am EDT
concerned about the economy. 11 news kate amara joins us live with more on the story. >> good morning. >> good morning. so i know we've been talking about this all week. by today the president will unveil more details of his economic strategy, focusing on tax cuts today. giving some, and taking some away. >> president obama back on the road, pushing his plan to boost the economy, hoping to score political points in the process. >> in ohio today, he's set to announce a $200 billion tax cut for businesses allowing firms to write off 100% of spending on new equipment and painting republicans as the party of no. >> their slogan is no, we can't. nope. no. no. >> officials say president obama will also argue against extending the bush era tax cuts for the nation's richest families. the white house trying to change the narrative in the runup to the midterm elections. >> it's a great strategy but tuff to do because voters become cynical. republicans argue demonstrates need to stop spending. >> jobs are the number one issue in this campaign. >> both parties clearly using the economy to try to
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Sep 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
see that there are people like us who need it. >> many americans remain split over the law. a new poll shows a light 30% of those surveyed favored while 40% are opposed. a divided debate likely to intensify as the midterm elections approach. >> the baltimore city budget has taken a beating but that did not stop the city official from a pricey renovation of his office at taxpayer expense. this is the office of the director of public works, complete with a zebra stripes rug, a pedestal stint at a 12 footer dollars desk chair -- pedestal sink. david scott was the public works director at time and a member of the sheila dixon capita. the total cost was more than $27,000. on the director has now found other uses for the furniture. >> baltimore city police are looking for those behind a string of armed robberies in side the -- inside the mondawmin mall. >> these have hit several sources inside mondawmin mall over the summer. they're all armed robberies but please to not leave their all connected. a string of armed robberies over the summer has police searching for suspects. six holdups
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Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm EDT
break a break, which we know there will not be. use of our rescue earlier today. how was it going now? -- use all of us to earlier today. how is it going now? -- you saw a rescue earlier today. how is it going now? >> there was someone in a building and that person is dauphin. where i am is the middle of route 40. what you see is all water to it completely closed, route 40. -- what you see is all water. a completely closed, route 40. a red house creaked -- red house creek is right there, and that is what is causing this. it has swollen and run over its banks. when you talk to people who live around here, they will tell you that they have seen flooding before but not like this. how are you doing? have you seen like this before? >> in six years working for the company, and never. >> you are 27 years, aren't you? >> i wish. in all my life i have not seen anything this bad. >> it has not been that long, who have not worked all your life. you will see the water when you get rain. >> nothing like this. >> when did this start? >> at 7:00 when we open up the street started to overflow probabl
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Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> andrea mitchell in tehran for us this morning. thanks so much as always. it's 7:09. here's meredith. >>> now to politics and the washington establishment still being rattled by the outcome of the primary season highlighted by tuesday's surprising win in delaware by tea party backed candidate christine o'donnell. kelly o'donnell is there with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is day two of a short sprint to november, nor a campaign that had little money and almost no staff. now, they tell me several hundred thousand has come into the website. christine o'donnell is being inundated by questions and attention about who she is and how she made her living. a lot of the criticism coming from other republicans. >> i'm hoping that when emotions settle down and the dust clears we can move past this. >> reporter: tea party upset christine o'donnell is trying to change minds fast, to give republican elites among her biggest detractors on board. >> i think they heard the message, they received the wake-up call. >> reporter: but isn't getting the usual political courtes
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Sep 16, 2010 12:35am EDT
the great new movie "easy a," a big movie star, emma stone is joining us. stoney. and for day number three of broadway week, we've got a performance from the tony-award winning musical, featuring the music of green day, "american idiot." [ cheers and applause ] it's tonight. i love broadway week. it's been fun. you guys, if you watch our show, you know that i use twitter a lot. you guys use twitter out there? [ scattered applause ] great. 12 people, i love it. well, a lot of times on twitter, they get weird lists that get started where people tweet out topics with a # in front of them. on twitter, they call it a hash tag. for instance, someone would call a hash tag called "things that bother me." and then people tweet out something that bothers them, and it makes this big list on twitter that everyone can look at and read. it's funny. it's fun. on last night's show, i went on twitter and i started a hash tag called "i can't believe i did that." and i asked you guys at home to tweet out weird or embarrassing or crazy that you once did. thousands of tweets came in. at one point, it was
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Sep 20, 2010 2:50am EDT
is your cushioning factor. >ok >>think about it like your car. >alright >>hat do you, why do you use oil in your car? >just to keep the parts working. >>xactly. keeps the parts working. and what it does, if you watch the car adds, oil cuts down on friction. >sure >>synovial fluid and cartilage cuts down on friction. >ok >>it allows your joints to be more mobile, more flexible, with no friction. >right. >>f you don't have friction mike, you don't have inflammation, >ok >>if you don't have inflammation you don't have pain. now.. >and this product has, natural cox2 inhibitors [said in unison]. >> teamed up with a doctor friend of mine in florida, his number one, every patient that comes into him, eh, number one is joint pain. "doc, i can't, i can't even walk with my wife anymore because i have lower back pain". golfers, golfers can't play golf anymore. give me a quick, i'll tell you a quick story, just, not two, three weeks ago at the club i jumped in, bumped into a guy, don't even know him, his name's garry. garry comes up to me, he doesn't even know what i do for a living, >ok >>he se
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Sep 11, 2010 5:00am EDT
freedom and fight to keep us safe. >> it was a bad situation, and our country handled it as best as we could. >> it is good we have people going out there ready to fight for our country. >> at least one student's father is still fighting for the country. >> i am thankful i have someone defending our country and serving in the army. that motivated me to go toward the service. >> tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> paul bryan palmer escaped the central district 2:00 friday afternoon. police say he was being held on an attempted murder charge. >> the suspect complained of a hand injury. the suspects brought him into thization station and he was able to -- into the station, and he was able to escape. >> he is 5' 10." if you have information on his whereabouts, call 911. >> ken harris trial set monday. after a week a jury has been seated in this case. iteam reporter barry sims has this story. >> kenneth harris was killed by three men robbing a nightclub. finding an impartial jury was difficult. >> one of the issues was the large amount of publicity that went along with this case. one of the que
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Sep 18, 2010 6:30pm EDT
defies death and now she's using her a young mother of three defies death and now she's using her life to make a difference. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. coming off of a drama of some of this week's state primary contests, believe it or not, not all the political focus these days is on the november midterm elections. the run-up to the 2012 presidential campaign is also slowly starting to build. tonight, those handicapping the potential republican challengers are trying to figure out what to make of sarah palin's high profile appearance this weekend in a place where presidential runs usually get off the ground. nbc's in washington to tell us more. >> reporter: sarah palin is becoming a party king-maker while at the same time defying the republican establishment. now the question is will she, can she, try to parlay that popularity with the conservative base into a successful run for the oval office? for sarah palin, these are heady days. >> it's time for no more business as usual. it is time to take our country back. >> reporter: fresh off a string of prim
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Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
saying, it is teasing us. we will hang out and see what happens, until they run us off the island of. >> evacuation orders or already in effect and some are expected later today. as far north as massachusetts, many are not waiting for orders, pulling boats from the water and preparing to ride out the storm. >> i will be in the basement if need be. we have plenty of supplies. >> the entire east coast now anxiously awaiting hurricane earl. if officials will meet later discussed the possibility of evacutations and to continue to prepare for earl. >> you can track earl by logging on to the weather page of wbaltv.com. our team coverage continues later on today with live reports from ocean city. they begin at 5:00 p.m. >> a neighborhood is on edge in anne arundel county. a woman was sexually assaulted. jennifer franciotti has more on this disturbing story. >> police have been handing out fliers and asking for the public's health to find the man that raped an elderly woman. a man broke into it will install on monday. once inside, they say he raped the victim then fled the area. police are l
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Sep 21, 2010 6:30pm EDT
city funds for their own use. authorities from the district's attorney's office rounded them up first thing this morning. >> do you have anything to say about the charges? >> reporter: the big fish is the former belle city manager robert rizzo picked up at his luxury home in huntington beach, california, accused of stealing $4.3 million in public funds. >> rizzo, acting as the unelected and unaccountable czar of the city of belle, secretly set his own salary. >> reporter: rizzo is one of eight belle city officials present and former arrested today. the others are accused of misproper rating $1.2 million. officers used a battering ram to break down the door of belle mayer oscar hernandez when he delayed coming out. >> the complaint alleges they used the tax dollars collected from the hard-working citizens of belle as their own piggy bank which they then alluded at will. >> reporter: the district attorney making it clear he's going after anyone involved in this. >> i would charge my mother if i had evidence against my mother. >> i need respect from everybody. please. >> reporter: the pe
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